Terms Used In Florida Statutes 629.061
- Attorney: as used in this chapter , refers to the attorney in fact of a reciprocal insurer. See Florida Statutes 629.061
- Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
- person: includes individuals, children, firms, associations, joint adventures, partnerships, estates, trusts, business trusts, syndicates, fiduciaries, corporations, and all other groups or combinations. See Florida Statutes 1.01
- Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
(1) “Attorney,” as used in this chapter, refers to the attorney in fact of a reciprocal insurer. The attorney may be an individual, corporation, or other person.
(2) The attorney of a foreign or alien reciprocal insurer, which insurer is duly authorized to transact insurance in this state, shall not, by virtue of discharge of its duties as such attorney with respect to the insurer’s transactions in this state, be thereby deemed to be doing business in this state within the meaning of any laws of this state applying to foreign firms or corporations.
(3) The office of the attorney shall be maintained at such place as is designated by the subscribers in the power of attorney.